Delta Heritage Trail State Park

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Delta Heritage State Park
Map showing the location of Delta Heritage State Park
Map showing the location of Delta Heritage State Park
Location of Delta Heritage Trail State Park in Arkansas
LocationHelena-West Helena, Arkansas, Desha, Phillips, Arkansas Delta, Arkansas, United States
Coordinates34°33′15″N 90°45′31″W / 34.55417°N 90.75861°W / 34.55417; -90.75861Coordinates: 34°33′15″N 90°45′31″W / 34.55417°N 90.75861°W / 34.55417; -90.75861
Area960 acres (390 ha)[1]
EstablishedOctober 25, 2002[1]
Named forArkansas Delta
Governing bodyArkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
WebsiteDelta Heritage Trail State Park

Delta Heritage Trail State Park is a 960-acre (390 ha) Arkansas state park in Arkansas, Desha, and Phillips counties, Arkansas in the United States. A rails to trails conversion planned along 73 miles (117 km) of abandoned Union Pacific right of way, the Delta Heritage Trail currently runs 14 miles (23 km) from Lexa to Barton.[2] Acquisition of the abandoned corridor was aided by the National Trails System Act, and the beginnings of the trail through Delta lowlands was dedicated in 2002.[1]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Staffs of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture (December 11, 2011). "Delta Heritage Trail State Park". The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "Delta Heritage Trail State Park" (PDF). Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Retrieved March 24, 2014.